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  # 1329479 22-Jun-2015 19:41
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Dirt cheap skinny phone gets my vote. Useless for anything else but this sort of thing.




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  # 1329523 22-Jun-2015 20:42
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jpfree:
deadlyllama: Why not a $50 android phone attached to your wifi? Or one of the rubbish sub $100 tablets?


Definitely this, will be more reliable as NZME could change the URL to the stream at any time whereas the iHeart app will always work.


I plan to get a pi for this if I can get it working, but curious how an android phone would work. Assuming it could connect via my ISP, how would I get the audio
into the amp/speaker ?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1329525 22-Jun-2015 20:44
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Coast.pls  save the following to that directory on the first page.


[playlist]
File1=http://radionetwork-iheart-ice.streamguys1.com/coihr.aac
NumberOfEntries=1
Version=2
Title=Coast




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  # 1329527 22-Jun-2015 20:45
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richms: Dirt cheap skinny phone gets my vote. Useless for anything else but this sort of thing.


And just leave it running 24x7?  As I assume you can't get something to control it, to say choose another channel?




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  # 1329528 22-Jun-2015 20:45
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ADKM:
jpfree:
deadlyllama: Why not a $50 android phone attached to your wifi? Or one of the rubbish sub $100 tablets?


Definitely this, will be more reliable as NZME could change the URL to the stream at any time whereas the iHeart app will always work.


I plan to get a pi for this if I can get it working, but curious how an android phone would work. Assuming it could connect via my ISP, how would I get the audio
into the amp/speaker ?


As long as you have wifi a phone would definitely work with your ISP.
Whether you go Pi or phone you'll need the same cable, probably one of these.

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ADKM:
jpfree:
deadlyllama: Why not a $50 android phone attached to your wifi? Or one of the rubbish sub $100 tablets?


Definitely this, will be more reliable as NZME could change the URL to the stream at any time whereas the iHeart app will always work.


I plan to get a pi for this if I can get it working, but curious how an android phone would work. Assuming it could connect via my ISP, how would I get the audio
into the amp/speaker ?


same way, 3.5mm plug to the amp input - same as the pi.





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  # 1329535 22-Jun-2015 21:01
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davidcole:
richms: Dirt cheap skinny phone gets my vote. Useless for anything else but this sort of thing.


And just leave it running 24x7?  As I assume you can't get something to control it, to say choose another channel?


It's a phone. You control it on the screen of the phone with the I heart radio app.




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  # 1329552 22-Jun-2015 21:21
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First time tried this sort of thing..  eventually managed to type in the same Url as comp (http://www.iheart.com/live/Coast-6193/?autoplay=true) into Chrome
on the mobile. Then an invite to get a free iheart app.  But some Google thing kicked in wanted paypal or  credit card so I wasn't having a bar of that.
I presume the pi would not do that, but just connect (like the pc does)?  i.e. no App needed ?
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  # 1330134 23-Jun-2015 18:24
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David, I have successfully burnt the image onto the SD card.

Haven't plugged it into the pi yet as not sure what to expect or do next.
Any pointers welcome!

I have got your coast.pls file but don't see a /var/lib/mpd/music/WEBRADIO folder.

Thanks.

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  # 1330155 23-Jun-2015 19:07
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ADKM: David, I have successfully burnt the image onto the SD card.

Haven't plugged it into the pi yet as not sure what to expect or do next.
Any pointers welcome!

I have got your coast.pls file but don't see a /var/lib/mpd/music/WEBRADIO folder.

Thanks.


A PC can't see anything on that sd card. Once the Pi is running you ssh to it and operate on it then.




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  # 1330273 23-Jun-2015 22:09
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> A PC can't see anything on that sd card.

In XP I see nothing, but the laptop running win 8.1 (where I burnt it from) was showing one folder and a pile of files, including a readme. 

>Once the Pi is running you ssh to it and operate on it then.

So I put the SD card in the pi and power on?  Can you tell me what to expect (to see) and what "ssh" is ? Thanks.

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  # 1330275 23-Jun-2015 22:16
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Depends on what distro you put on the card, some will boot to a graphical login screen, others to a text one. At least one I looked at booted straight to a desktop.

ssh is how you control it remotely from another computer. You will need to get the IP address that the pi gets and then use software like putty to connect to its ip address. Use whatever login and password is the default for the distribution you have chosen. Should be listed on where you downloaded from.




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  # 1330286 23-Jun-2015 22:41
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Ok I can expect it to boot,  Thanks !
I can already see the pi on the LAN via windows explorer..  but not sure if it'll stay like that when this SD card is in.
Time will tell I guess. LOL I have to be quick as pi is wanted by rest of the family for media streaming. 



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  # 1330677 24-Jun-2015 13:26
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Can anyone tell me what - how - comes next  with this thing, please?  Or where to find that information ?

I booted it up and screeds of printing on the screen (and even a few chimes!) but then nothing - just  a prompt waiting for input.
The keyboard doesn't work though and neither Windows Network Places or Putty can see the pi.
So sort of at a dead end.

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ADKM: Can anyone tell me what - how - comes next  with this thing, please?  Or where to find that information ?

I booted it up and screeds of printing on the screen (and even a few chimes!) but then nothing - just  a prompt waiting for input.
The keyboard doesn't work though and neither Windows Network Places or Putty can see the pi.
So sort of at a dead end.


I'm sure there was a getting started guide on the volumio site.

But essentially grab a browser and browse to the raspberry pi ip address, then you'll get the volumio interface.





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